SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — A man who was accused of killing two people has entered a plea with the District Court for Woodbury County.
According to court documents, Joseph Cruz, 19, of Sioux City pleaded not guilty on Monday to two counts of second-degree murder.
Two other charges against Cruz, intimidation with a dangerous weapon causing serious injury and willful injury, were dismissed on November 8.
Documents state that Cruz went to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. While speaking with officers, he stated he was friends with one of the victims, but they had a disagreement about weapons that escalated.